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    CSU Maritime Academy
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
CSU Maritime Academy 2015/16-2016/17 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Undergraduate Course Descriptions


Definitions

A prerequisite is an academic requirement that must be completed prior to enrolling in a course.

A co-requisite is an academic requirement that must be taken concurrently with a course.

♦ Denotes a course that fulfills STCW (Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers) requirements. US Coast Guard license program students must achieve a grade of C- or higher in order to pass an STCW course.

(CSL) Denotes that these courses have a community service component, which may be in addition to regular class hours or part of the course itself, as indicated.

Academic Department/School Designations

ATH Athletics
CC Culture & Communication
ET Engineering Technology
XL Extended Learning
LIB Library
MT Marine Transportation
MPM Maritime Policy and Management
ME Mechanical Engineering
NS Naval Science
SM Sciences & Mathematics

The academic department designation with the course description determines the department that hosts the course.

All courses are graded using the A–F system unless otherwise specified.

Course Numbering System

0 – 99: remedial courses (not applicable to degree)
100 – 299: .lower division
300 – 499: upper division

Electives

Scheduled general electives can be found in the searchable online class schedule. In the Class Search criteria, enter “ELEC” under Course Attribute to search for all electives. Additionally, use Course Attribute value for individual electives. These electives are also identified according to their designation within the five areas of the CSU General Education requirements.

 

Mechanical Engineering

   •  ME 460 - Automatic Feedback Control
   •  ME 460L - Automatic Feedback Control Lab
   •  ME 490 - Engineering Design Process
   •  ME 492 - Project Design I
   •  ME 494 - Project Design II

Nautical Science

   •  NAU 102 - Navigation I
   •  NAU 102L - Navigation I Lab
   •  NAU 103 - Introduction to Marine Transportation
   •  NAU 104 - VPDSD (Vessel Personnel Designated with Security Duties)
   •  NAU 105 - Ship Structure
   •  NAU 106 - Merchant Mariner Fundamentals
   •  NAU 108 - Operational Command at Sea
   •  NAU 110 - Seamanship
   •  NAU 120 - Marine Engineering
   •  NAU 185 - Study Abroad Elective
   •  NAU 195 - Special Topics
   •  NAU 202 - Celestial Navigation
   •  NAU 202L - Celestial Navigation Lab
   •  NAU 205 - Ship Stability
   •  NAU 302 - Advanced Navigation
   •  NAU 302L - Advanced Navigation Lab
   •  NAU 305 - Rules of the Road
   •  NAU 310 - Electricity and Electronics
   •  NAU 310L - Electricity and Electronics Lab
   •  NAU 320 - Tank Vessel Operations
   •  NAU 325 - Cargo Vessel Operations
   •  NAU 330 - Meteorology
   •  NAU 335 - Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)
   •  NAU 335L - Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) Lab
   •  NAU 385 - Study Abroad Elective
   •  NAU 390 - Independent Study
   •  NAU 395 - Special Topics
   •  NAU 400 - Advanced Maritime Topics
   •  NAU 410 - License Seminar
   •  NAU 410L - License Seminar Lab
   •  NAU 415 - Transportation Security
   •  NAU 430 - Liquefied Gas Cargos
   •  NAU 430L - Liquefied Gas Cargos Lab

Naval Science

   •  NSC 100 - Naval Science for the Merchant Marine Officer/Strategic Sealift Officer
   •  NSC 185 - Study Abroad Elective
   •  NSC 195 - Special Topics
   •  NSC 200 - Naval Science for the Merchant Marine Reservist I
   •  NSC 255 - Midshipman Naval Training Cruise
   •  NSC 315 - Navigation (For Engineers)
   •  NSC 315L - Navigation Lab (For Engineers)
   •  NSC 320 - Naval Operations
   •  NSC 320L - Naval Operations Lab
   •  NSC 385 - Study Abroad Elective
   •  NSC 390 - Independent Study
   •  NSC 395 - Special Topics
   •  NSC 400 - Leadership, Ethics, and Naval Science for the Merchant Marine Reservist II
   •  NSC 450 - Advanced Midshipman Naval Training

Performing Arts

   •  PA 185 - Study Abroad Elective
   •  PA 195 - Special Topics
   •  PA 385 - Study Abroad Elective
   •  PA 390 - Independent Study
   •  PA 395 - Special Topics

Physical Education and Athletics

   •  PE 101 - Swim Competency Exam
   •  PE 102 - Beginning/Intermediate Swimming
   •  PE 111 - Sports Conditioning
   •  PE 114 - Weight Management through Exercise
   •  PE 120 - Weight Training
   •  PE 125 - Martial Arts
   •  PE 135 - Drill Team and Color Guard
   •  PE 160 - Beginning Sailing - Basic Keelboat
   •  PE 165 - Sail Training for the Merchant Marine Reserve
   •  PE 185 - Study Abroad Elective
   •  PE 195 - Special Topics
   •  PE 260 - Intermediate Sailing
   •  PE 385 - Study Abroad Elective
   •  PE 390 - Independent Study
   •  PE 395 - Special Topics

Intercollegiate Sports

   •  PE 210 - Intercollegiate Soccer
   •  PE 225 - Intercollegiate Water Polo (Men)
   •  PE 226 - Intercollegiate Water Polo (Women)
   •  PE 230 - Intercollegiate Sailing
   •  PE 235 - Intercollegiate Crew (Men)
   •  PE 236 - Intercollegiate Crew (Women)
   •  PE 240 - Intercollegiate Basketball (Men)
   •  PE 241 - Intercollegiate Basketball (Women)
   •  PE 250 - Intercollegiate Golf
   •  PE 255 - Rugby
   •  PE 270 - Intercollegiate Cross Country (Women)
   •  PE 271 - Intercollegiate Cross Country (Men)

Physics

   •  PHY 100 - Physics I
   •  PHY 100L - Physics I Lab
   •  PHY 105 - Physics II
   •  PHY 120 - Physics for Future Leaders
   •  PHY 120L - Physics for Future Leaders Lab
   •  PHY 185 - Study Abroad Elective
   •  PHY 195 - Special Topics
   •  PHY 200 - Engineering Physics I
   •  PHY 200L - Engineering Physics I Lab
   •  PHY 205 - Engineering Physics II
   •  PHY 385 - Study Abroad Elective
   •  PHY 390 - Independent Study
   •  PHY 395 - Special Topics

Transportation

   •  TRA 185 - Study Abroad Elective
   •  TRA 195 - Special Topics
   •  TRA 300 - Transportation Carrier Management
 

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